Object Place: India
164 x 164 cm (64 9/16 x 64 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Square shawl. Field: a central medallion with simple floral motives radiating symmetrically. An elaborate buta spray repeats in each corner angled towards the medallion. Repeating between each spray, also pointing to center, is an elaborate cone shaped buta and floral design; green wool twill ground. Border: dense continuous repeating buta and floral motives; red wool twill ground. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns. Faded in streaks; many missing and worn yarns; reembroidered in many areas.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 15, 1952
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection